Issues in Teaching and Learning of Education for Sustainability: Theory into Practice

Chew Hung Chang (Editor), Gillian Kidman (Editor), Andy Wi (Editor)

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Abstract

In a fast-changing, globalising world, the teaching and implementation of a curriculum for Education for Sustainability (EfS) has been a challenge for many teachers. Issues in Teaching and Learning of Education for Sustainability highlights the issues and challenges educators and academics face in implementing EfS and gives examples of what an EfS curriculum may look like and how some institutions translate the theory into practice.

Organised into three parts, the volume looks at: the who (EfS for whom), the what (EfS curriculum) and the how (translating from theory to practice). The concluding chapter provides ideas and directions on where the world can proceed regarding sustainability education and how it can help in the teaching and learning of sustainability. Considering social issues such as poverty, education, health, culture and the use of natural resources, this book proposes a different path towards Education for Sustainability.

Providing concrete data on the realisation of sustainable development, Issues in Teaching and Learning of Education for Sustainability will be of interest to geographers, geography educators and professionals concerned with Education for Sustainability.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAbingdon UK
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages200
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9780429450433, 9780429833694
ISBN (Print)9781138325357
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Publication series

NameRoutledge Research in Education

Keywords

  • Sustainability education
  • geography education
  • Science education
  • practice-led innovation

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